Safety Recall 20S33 – 10R140 Transmission Replacement – 2020 Ford Super Duty

June 23, 2020 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 20V365000

Torque Converter Damper Plate May Fracture

An engine stall or requiring additional braking effort to stop the vehicle can increase the risk of a crash.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V365

Manufacturer Ford Motor Company

Components POWER TRAIN

Potential Number of Units Affected 13

 

Summary

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2020 Super-Duty F-250, F-350, and F-550 diesel pickups. The transmission torque converter damper plate was not tempered, resulting in a brittle damper plate that may fracture and cause the engine to stall or require increased brake pedal effort in order to stop the vehicle.

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Customer Satisfaction Program 20B19 – Transmission Shift Hesitation – 2020 Ford Explorer

NHTSA ID Number: 10174385

Manufacturer Communication Number: 20B19

Summary

Some of the affected vehicles may be stuck in low gear after first staring the engine, the transmission may exhibit harsh shifting and hesitation. As a customer continues to drive, the vehicle may default to fourth gear. An illuminated malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) with diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs) P062C and/or P2243 may be present in memory.

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10R140 Transmission – Harsh Upshifts – Vehicles With Less Than 200 Miles (320 km) – 2020 Ford F-Super Duty

NHTSA ID Number: 10169988

Manufacturer Communication Number: SSM 48425

Summary

Some 2020 F-Super Duty vehicles equipped with a 10R140 transmission may exhibit harsh upshifts between 1st and 5th gears. For vehicles with less than 200 miles (320 km) on the odometer, these harsh upshifts may be due to the transmission adaptive strategy not being fully adapted. The harsh upshifts are not detrimental to transmission operation or durability and upshift quality may improve as the vehicle is driven. If the vehicle does not have any illuminated warning indicators or diagnostic troubles codes (DTCs), do not perform any repairs at this time. Engineering is investigating. Monitor OASIS for updates.

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6R80 Transmission – Intermittent No Engagement/Neutral State During Manual Shift to Reverse Events With No DTCs – 2015-2017 Ford F-150

NHTSA ID Number: 10172940

Manufacturer Communication Number: TSB-20-2060

Summary

Some 2015-2017 F-150 vehicles equipped with a 6R80 transmission may experience an intermittent loss of reverse engagement, loss of the ability to shift into reverse or a neutral state when performing a specific shift pattern during manual shift events with no diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs). This may occur after shifting from MANUAL 1 or MANUAL 2 to REVERSE at low speeds while the vehicle is rolling. To correct the condition, follow the Service Procedure to reprogram the powertrain control module (PCM).

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6.7L – 10R140 Transmission – Harsh Upshifts – 2020 Ford F-Super Duty

NHTSA ID Number: 10171862

Manufacturer Communication Number: TSB 20-2043

Summary

Some 2020 F-Super Duty vehicles equipped with a 6.7L engine and 10R140 transmission and built on or before 15-Jan-2020 may exhibit harsh upshifts between 1st and 5th gears. This may be due to various strategies within the transmission control module (TCM) software. To correct the condition, follow the Service Procedure to reprogram the TCM.

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